Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

News in Brief

Global Climate Report

The IPCC’s previous projections have long been controversial among climate scientists, with some calling them far too conservative.

Published on: 8 August, 2021

The conflict in the Tigray region

As the conflict in Tigray enters its ninth month, thousands continue to be displaced internally and continue to cross into Sudan, which is already home ..

Published on: 5 August, 2021

Colombia Truth Commission 

The FARC’s former leaders may present new information on the role that civilians, entrepreneurs, and the Colombian army played in the country’s civil conflict.

Published on: 4 August, 2021

Belarus Olympic athlete is due to arrive in Warsaw

The move comes after Krystsina Tsimanouskaya criticised how Belarussian officials were managing the team at the Olympics, claiming she was entered into the 4×400 relay ..

Published on: 4 August, 2021

Ethiopian refugees

Around 5.2-million people in Ethiopia need humanitarian aid, the UN says, following more than eight months of fighting.

Published on: 4 August, 2021

Chile deported Venezuelans

Fear of summary expulsions is driving many migrants from seeking medical assistance and vaccinations during the pandemic.

Published on: 3 August, 2021

Carbon emissions

Using land alone to remove the world’s carbon emissions to achieve ‘net zero’ by 2050 would require at least 1.6 billion hectares of new forests, ..

Published on: 3 August, 2021

Syrian volunteers help German towns

Syrian volunteers have rushed to help towns hit by Germany’s most devastating floods in 60 years.

Published on: 3 August, 2021

Poland vs. EU rule of law

The court agreed to examine the matter at the request of Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki after the EU’s Court of Justice ruled that EU law ..

Published on: 3 August, 2021

Italy fires

More than 200 people were taken to safety from the seaside around Catania in Sicily.

Published on: 3 August, 2021

Pakistan polio immunisation

Pakistan’s govt wants the country to be polio-free next year.

Published on: 2 August, 2021

Calvey verdict

Business leaders criticized his arrest, calling it a corrupt attempt by Calvey’s opponents in the dispute to use law enforcement to pressure him.

Published on: 2 August, 2021